Texas Instruments TI-2300

Date of introduction:  1988 Display technology:  LCD
New price:   Display size:  8 + 2
Size:  4.4" x 2.6" x 0.35"
 113 x 67 x 9 mm3
Weight:  1.7 ounces, 49 grams Serial No:  
Batteries:  2*LR1130 Date of manufacture:  mth 06 year 1988
AC-Adapter:   Origin of manufacture:  Taiwan (I)
Precision:  8 Integrated circuits:  
Memories:  1 + 32 lines    
Program steps:   Courtesy of:  Joerg Woerner

Texas Instruments introduced with the TI-2300 in 1988 an interesting combination of a basic calculator and a playback memory similar to the TI-2800 Paperless Printer. The internal memory stores up to 32 entries and with two scroll keys the calculations can easily be verified or modified.

Dismantling this TI-2300 manufactured in June 1988 by Inventec Corporation in Taiwan reveals a typical design of the Eighties with a single-chip calculator circuit mounted in a flat pack package on a two-sided, rigid printed circuit board (PCB).

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Joerg Woerner, May 30, 2015. No reprints without written permission.